General Electric Staff Software Engineer in Van Buren Township, Michigan

About Us:

GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:

The Staff Software Engineer will work within a software development team responsible for designing, developing and deploying software solutions tailored to the needs of the business and external customers. Execute the full lifecycle of software development following an Agile approach. Define system functionality using various programming languages. Works independently and contributes to the immediate team and to other teams across business.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Expert in breaking down problems and estimate time for development tasks.

  • Skilled in providing oversight and mentoring team members.

  • Shows ability to effectively delegate work.

  • Demonstrates the ability to make informed technology choices after due diligence and impact assessment.

  • Understands whole product, its modules and the interrelationship between them while being an expert in the assigned component or module.

  • Helps in designing interfaces and information exchange between modules. Serves as subject matter expert (SME) on one or more major modules.

  • Possesses advanced domain knowledge and shows great customer focus.

  • Demonstrates clarity of thinking to work through limited information and vague problem definitions.

  • Expert in processes / methodologies and Skilled in build, release & deployment processes.

  • Helps define his or her own role in the delivery of the product/service design.

  • Articulates the need for scalability and understands the importance of improving quality through testing.

  • Drives design reviews, defines interfaces between code modules, and applies existing technology to designs.

  • Expert in assessing application performance and optimizing/improving it through design and best coding practices.

  • Expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to implement them using language chosen.

  • Drives functional design and implementation on one or more major modules.

  • Serves as SME and works closely with support and infrastructure services in troubleshooting customer and operational issues.

  • Expert level skills in Java development, with an ability to take a deep dive in the implementation aspects.

  • Expert in core data structures as well as algorithms and has the ability to implement them using language of choice when necessary.

  • Apply principles of SDLC and methodologies like Lean / Agile / XP, CI, Software and Product Security, Scalability, Documentation Practices, refactoring and Testing Techniques.

  • Write code that meets standards and delivers desired functionality aligned with GE standards and guidelines

  • Responsible for defining, developing, and evolving software in a fast paced and agile development environment using the latest software development methods and infrastructure.

  • Support impact assessment and decision related to technology choices, design /architectural considerations and implementation strategy. Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)

  • A minimum of 8 years of professional experienceEligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job

  • Must be willing to work out of an office in Van Buren Township, Michigan

  • Must be willing travel up to 5% Desired Characteristics:

  • Experience in IT software development.

  • Good knowledge on many from the following technology stack - Java, J2EE, Spring Framework, MVC, App server Knowledge (Tomcat,JBoss), REST webservices

  • Excellent knowledge with development tools and integrated build systems: Eclipse IDE, Jenkins/Hudson, Maven - Software development cycle and automated testing experience (TDD/BDD)

  • 3-5+ years experience with Java

  • Experience with JavaScript

  • Experience with NodeJS

  • Experience with NOSQL databases

  • 1-2 years experience with Rational databases (Oracle, Postgres, MySQL, etc…)

  • 3+ Years of developing REST APIs

  • 3+ Years experience writing unit tests

  • 2+ Experience using a CI system to automate builds

  • Understanding of HTTP and Network Layer overhead and latency

  • Understanding of how to optimize service data for size or speed

  • Working knowledge in configuration management tools such as CVS/SVN/ClearCase/Git/Perforce

  • Strong Debugging and Troubleshooting Expertise• Experience working in an Agile software development environment

  • Previous experience with AWS, Cloud Foundry/PaaS

  • Experience with NewRelic

  • Experience with Logstash

  • Experience with Postgres

  • Hands-on experience with web, integration and orchestration concepts and technologies such as Web Services (SOAP, XMP, REST, JSON), SOA, Enterprise Service Bus, Messaging

  • Familiarity with modern development practices and trends such as Dependency Injection, DDD, CQRS, Microservices, Event Sourcing, Cloud, Functional Programming, Streams, Reactive Programming

  • Experience in application development methodologies, tools and solid understanding of the full application SDLC

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies, learn quickly and build in-depth expertise.

  • Ability to solve abstract problems, recognize patterns and apply solutions.

  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across functions in a matrix environment.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to diplomatically advocate for the appropriate support staffing levels.

  • Ideal candidate will also have experience presenting effectively to non-technical and executive audiences.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, communicates in a clear and succinct manner and effectively evaluates information / data to make decisions; anticipates obstacles and develops plans to resolve.

  • Resourceful and quick learner; able to efficiently seek out, learn, & apply new areas of expertise as needed.

  • Highly self-motivated, able to work independently #DTR Locations: United States; Michigan; Van Buren TownshipGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.